Search resumes for missing kayaker on the Rogue River

Posted at 11:27 AM, Feb 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-08 11:27:36-05

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich.– Crews have resumed their search for a missing kayaker on the Rogue River.

Kent County Sheriff’s deputies say the kayaker disappeared in the river near Belmont Saturday.

Our crew on scene says deputies and fire fighters are on the water, looking for any signs of the victim.

According to the sheriff’s department, there were two people on the river when they ran into ice Saturday, and it is believed the victim went in water and under the ice.

Crews on the ground and in helicopters searched the area well into the evening, but had to call it off around 9 p.m. for safety.

The identity or age of the missing person has not yet been released.